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Oct BOM Friendship Circle

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Craftsy Block of the Month 2012 taught by Amy Gibson

In Craftsy's first-ever Block of the Month, Amy Gibson brings you 10 specific quilting techniques - appliqué, string quilting, paper piecing and more.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Casual
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What materials did you use? red and white cotton fabric

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What are you most proud of? that I finished it!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? This was really tough for me, a challenge to an undeveloped area of my brain: spatial relations. I struggled through the A section following Amy's directions and watching the video numerous times. By the time I got to the B sections I developed my own system: I cut out all the B1 pieces and sewed, all the B2 and sewed, etc. That made it much easier for me. I would suggest not trying to match any design/patterns in your fabric, keeping parasols rolling and stripes going the right way added to the complexity for me. Now on to those geese flying in a circle!

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Your Red & Whites just knock me out! I often return to gaze at your Modern Dresden. These latest blocks are superb as well. Can't wait to see your final quilt. It should be gorgeous!

10/28/2012 Flag

This is beautiful. Possibly my favorite of all your red and whites.

10/29/2012 Flag

Your block is so pretty.

10/29/2012 Flag

Sounds like it was hard work but well worth it. Another beautiful block.

10/29/2012 Flag